Quick Stats: 5'11, 172lbs, 12% body fat(with caliper)
Usually 1.5hr workouts, 30min cardio daily
Plain and simple im trying to get down to about 5-6% bf this summer and Im currently running partial keto by consuming 50g carbs, days 1-3 then carb up day on 4th and repeat. Only problem I'm having with this is losing weight kind of fast without my carbs. I don't want to lose any weight, only bf(I know sounds impossible)
I was looking for a way to maybe just have mediocre carbs daily around 125g? Wasn't sure if I would have enough energy through-out the week or if I should still have a strong carb up day once a week around 250g?
Any opinions would be appreciated! Thanks!
01-29-2011, 06:18 PM #1
How many CARBS too consume while cutting?
01-29-2011, 06:21 PM #2
01-29-2011, 06:21 PM #3
If you want to lose as little weight as possible to lose the bodyfat, you're going to want to eat only like 200-300 under maintenance. From there you can just figure out protein and calories to see where carbs fit in.**MISC Running Crew**
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01-29-2011, 06:22 PM #4
01-29-2011, 06:40 PM #5
Yes I workout usually for an 1 1/4-1 1/2 hour daily and then 30 min cardio..with that routine I've been able to manage my 170+ lbs but since I changed it up to 50g carbs/125g fat/150g protein i've actually been losing weight..I was able to maintain weight when I was at 200g carbs/low fat/200g protein..
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01-29-2011, 07:23 PM #11
I'm just going to sum up my diet and see what you guys think..
1 whole egg, 4 egg whites, 2 scoops whey shake + 1 scoop BCAA + banana + scoop of natty pb
Fat Free Yogurt + Special K Bar
2 chicken breasts or 2 Turkey breasts + 3/4 cup brown rice + 1 cup brocolli
Special K Bar
2 scoops whey shake + 1 scoop BCAA
2 chicken breasts or 2 turkey breasts or 10-12oz steak + 1 cup brocolli or mixed veggy or salad
Can't get in as many meals as i'd like due to work..
01-29-2011, 07:36 PM #12
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01-29-2011, 08:10 PM #17
Don't worry about meal frequency, you're fine. It's not that important for us normal people.
How about fatty fish? Very good for you. Also Olive Oil and avocado are awesome. personally I prefer more fruit variety as well, and more veggies.
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Some stats: So I've just about finished by bulk, going from 54kg to 60kg. I'm a 21 year old female and i'm 166cm tall.
Workouts: 3x 1.5hour weights sessions and 3x 30min HIIT and moderate cardio workouts with a day of yoga.
I have no idea how to shred properly without losing all my muscle gain! Does anyone know how many carbs, proterins and fats i should be consuming to shred down?
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